Bournemouth: from worrying about relegation to dreaming of Europe

Bournemouth: from worrying about relegation to dreaming of Europe

06-Feb-2018 13:32:07 | The Guardian

Bournemouth were 18th at Christmas but wins over Chelsea, Arsenal, Everton and Stoke have left them top of the form table

By Martin Laurence for WhoScored, part of the Sport Network

After Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham could only manage draws at the weekend, there is a new form team in the Premier League. It’s not Manchester United – who recorded a fourth win in five – but Bournemouth, who have now picked up more points over their last six matches (14) than any other side in the division.

Bournemouth were in the relegation zone at Christmas – with just 15 points from their first 19 games – but they are now up to ninth in the league after a seven-game unbeaten run, their longest since they were promoted in 2015. They are two points closer to seventh place – which could give them European football for the first time in their history – than 18th, where they sat on Christmas Day.

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